Junior Account Executive - Luxury Brand - £30k

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
County :
Greater London
Town :
LONDON
Category :
Sales
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
Less than 2 years
Job reference n° :
EK076604_1550598202

Job description

Are you passionate about luxury products? Our client is a globally recognised fragrance brand, sold in key luxury retailers worldwide. They are currently looking for a Junior Account Executive to join their team based in Central London.

The Role:

* Develop and maintain strong relationships with key accounts, distributors and retail partners, ensuring the highest level of service is provided
* Work closely with distributors to analyse business plans and discuss the distribution strategy, price structure, targets and forecasts
* Monitor and drive retail, wholesale and gross margin targets to ensure all budgets are achieved
* Develop and execute channel plans (retail and wholesale) by accounts, proposing sales targets and stock plans
* Negotiate business terms with independent accounts
* Present the global business strategy
* Authorise business plans from distributors
* Work closely with the Head of Marketing to create annual activity calendars for key accounts to ensure strong marketing support
* Regular store visits
* Work closely with customers to ensure marketing programmes are planned and executed to optimise sales
* Work closely with the Training Manager to create and adapt any necessary training materials for clients
* Regular market and competitor research

The Candidate:

* At least 3 years wholesale experience with a contemporary or luxury brand - ideally beauty or fragrance
* You will be highly motivated, and target driven with a track record of success
* Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and influence key drivers of net sales, gross margin and contribution profit
* Strong presentation skills
* Experience working with both UK & international markets ideal
* Bachelor's degree
* Highly proficient with Excel, PowerPoint and Word
* Excellent communication and organisational skills

The Package:

* Salary is between £28-30k
* Company benefits

Due to the high volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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